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Presence of novel triple mutations in the pvdhfr from Plasmodium vivax in Mangaluru city area in the southwestern coastal region of India

April 17, 2018 - 16:01 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Shiny Joy, Susanta K. Ghosh, Rajeshwara N. Achur, D. Channe Gowda and Namita Surolia
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2018 17:167, 16 April 2018

The current study indicates that P. vivax dhps and dhfr mutant alleles are prevalent in this area, suggesting significant SP pressure.

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Why use of interventions targeting outdoor biting mosquitoes will be necessary to achieve malaria elimination

July 11, 2012 - 06:46 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Nicodem James Govella and Heather Ferguson
Reference: 
Frontiers In Systems Biology, published: 12 June 2012

MalariaWorldThe benefit of these interventions extends beyond the personal protection of the households that use them to protect entire communities by reducing either the infectiousness of blood stage parasites in human populations (Killeen et al., 2006a), or the abundance and survival of mosquito vectors (Killeen et al., 2007).

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Open Access | A high performance liquid chromatographic assay of Mefloquine in saliva after a single oral dose in healthy adult Africans

March 6, 2012 - 06:47 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Gbotosho GO, Happi CT, Lawal O, Sijuade A, Sowunmi A, Oduola A
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:59 (27 February 2012)

MalariaWorldDisposition of mefloquine in saliva paralleled that in plasma, making salivary quantification of mefloquine potentially useful in therapeutic drug monitoring.

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